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2061 Gates Avenue (aka 662-670 Grandview Avenue) Borough of Queens Tax Map Block 3485; Lot 38

Date:

1908 (NB 2483-08) Garage and store additions, 1928, 1935 (ALT 1474-28, ALT 3717-35) Louis Berger and Company

Architect:

Original Owner/Developer: Style/Ornament:

G. X. Mathews Renaissance Revival

Southeast (Gates Avenue) elevation: Four bay, buff-colored brick facade; one-over-one, double-hung windows in all openings except at ground floor; carved molded limestone lintels; limestone and rough- faced, brown brick string coursing; brick pilasters set on carved limestone bases; projecting and recessed, and denticulated decorative brickwork; off-white-painted, denticulated and modillioned cornice with swags. Alterations: Vinyl replacement windows in all openings; masonry infill and two tripartite windows replace storefront at ground floor; sign and address numbers at base; cast stone base removed at corner pilasters; antenna at roof; non-historic metal areaway fence and gate; cellar entry and vent pipe in areaway. Northeast (Grandview Avenue) elevation: Nine bay, buff-colored brick facade; one-over-one, double-hung windows in all openings except second and center bays at ground floor; carved molded limestone lintels; lintels have keystone at ground floor; limestone and rough-faced, brown brick string coursing; brick pilasters set on carved limestone bases; projecting and recessed, and denticulated decorative brickwork; two, historic metal fire escapes; off-white-painted, denticulated and modillioned cornice with swags; bluestone quoins at base; raised concrete areaway. Alterations: Aluminum replacement windows except at fifth, sixth and seventh bays at first and second floors – wood windows with storms; masonry infill replaces storefront at ground floor; altered openings at ground floor – door with metal awning in second bay, new window opening in third bay, reduced opening and masonry infill in fourth bay; light fixture at door; camera and vent at facade; asphalt shingled bulkhead and flue pipes at roof; one-story store and one-story garage additions; store addition has tripartite window with metal grille, non-historic door with through-wall air-conditioning unit, and metal awning; garage has metal roll gate; non-historic metal areaway fence and gate; cellar door at areaway. Northwest (rear) elevation: Four bay brick facade; one-over-one, double-hung wood windows in segmentally-arched openings; projecting stone sills; denticulated brick and green-painted metal cornice. Alterations: Facade is stuccoed white; replacement windows in all openings; clothes line at facade; antenna at roof.

GATES AVENUE, 2026 (aka 675 Fairview Avenue) TO 2060 (aka 676 Grandview Avenue) Southeast Side, between Fairview Avenue and Grandview Avenue

2026 Gates Avenue (aka 675 Fairview Avenue) Borough of Queens Tax Map Block 3486; Lot 1

Date: Architect:

1909 (NB 1858-09) Louis Berger and Company

Original Owner/Developer: Style/Ornament:

G. X. Mathews Renaissance Revival

Northwest (Gates Avenue) elevation: Four bay, buff-colored brick facade; one-over-one, double-hung windows in all openings; carved molded limestone lintels; limestone and rough-faced, brown brick string coursing; brick pilasters set on carved limestone bases; projecting and recessed, and denticulated decorative brickwork; remnant of historic cast-iron storefront at base; gray-painted, denticulated and modillioned cornice with swags. Alterations: Aluminum replacement windows in all openings; masonry infill and two,

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